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Pierce Collection

Background imagePierce Collection: John B. Pierce, 1922. Creator: Unknown

John B. Pierce, 1922. Creator: Unknown
John B. Pierce, 1922

Background imagePierce Collection: 1932 Pierce Arrow S4. Creator: Unknown

1932 Pierce Arrow S4. Creator: Unknown
1932 Pierce Arrow S4

Background imagePierce Collection: Satirical cartoon of the Prince Regent, c1820. Creator: Unknown

Satirical cartoon of the Prince Regent, c1820. Creator: Unknown
Satirical cartoon of the Prince Regent, c1820. Cadger. n.s. A Low Character. The head of the Prince Regent (future King George IV) mounted on an anchor

Background imagePierce Collection: Crab Crab any Crab, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Crab Crab any Crab, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Crab Crab any Crab, (c1688?). A crab seller, carrying a basket of crabs on her head. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Any Kitchin Stuffe have you maids, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Any Kitchin Stuffe have you maids, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Any Kitchin Stuffe have you maids, (c1688?). A collector of kitchen fat, carrying a tub on her head. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Any work for John Cooper, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Any work for John Cooper, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Any work for John Cooper, (c1688?). A cooper or barrel maker with his tools and materials, including a saw and metal hoops. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Madam Creswell, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Madam Creswell, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Madam Creswell, (c1688?). A madam, or employer of prostitutes. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Merry Andrew, possibly a jester or fool, Cries of London, (c1688?)

Merry Andrew, possibly a jester or fool, Cries of London, (c1688?)
Merry Andrew, a clown or buffoon, (c1688?). Cross-looking man dancing with one shoe and a ruff. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: 4 Paire for a Shilling Holland Socks, Cries of London, (c1688?)

4 Paire for a Shilling Holland Socks, Cries of London, (c1688?)
4 Paire for a Shilling Holland Socks, (c1688?). A seller of socks made from holland linen with a wooden box of her wares; she holds out a handful of socks. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Buy a Rabbet a Rabbet, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Buy a Rabbet a Rabbet, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Buy a Rabbet a Rabbet, (c1688?). A rabbit seller, carrying two poles with dead rabbits hanging from them. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Reclining woman with a basket, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Reclining woman with a basket, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Reclining woman with a basket, (c1688?). The title page from Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Buy my Dish of great Eeles, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Buy my Dish of great Eeles, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Buy my Dish of great Eeles, (c1688?). An eel seller carrying a large basket of her wares on her head. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: London Curtezan, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

London Curtezan, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
London Curtezan, (c1688?). A courtesan with beauty spots, holding a mask and a fan. Beauty spots were used to hide scars from smallpox or venereal disease. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: The Spanish Fryar, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

The Spanish Fryar, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
The Spanish Fryar, (c1688?). A friar holds out a book, possibly a prayer book for sale. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Buy a fine singing Bird, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Buy a fine singing Bird, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Buy a fine singing Bird, (c1688?). A seller of singing birds, carrying two cages, one containing a solitary bird, the other several. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Buy any Wax or Wafers, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Buy any Wax or Wafers, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Buy any Wax or Wafers, (c1688?). A wax and wafer seller, wearing a straw hat and carrying a small basket. These items were used in the making of seals for documents. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Fine Writeing Inke, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Fine Writeing Inke, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Fine Writeing Inke, A seller of writing ink, carrying a cask on his back and a bunch of quills in his hand. From his waist hang a funnel and measuring jug. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Small Coale, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest

Small Coale, Cries of London, (c1688?). Artist: Pierce Tempest
Small Coale, (c1688?). A coal seller, carrying a large sack over his shoulder. From Cries of London, (c1688?)

Background imagePierce Collection: Nat Pierce at the piano, London, 1984. Artist: Denis Williams

Nat Pierce at the piano, London, 1984. Artist: Denis Williams
Nat Pierce at the piano, London, 1984

Background imagePierce Collection: Carol Williams, Barrett Deems and Nat Pierce, London, 1984. Artist: Denis Williams

Carol Williams, Barrett Deems and Nat Pierce, London, 1984. Artist: Denis Williams
Carol Williams, drummer Barrett Deems and pianist Nat Pierce, London, 1984. Carol Williams was the photographer`s wife

Background imagePierce Collection: A Chinese schoolmaster and pupil, 1902. Artist: CC Pierce & Co

A Chinese schoolmaster and pupil, 1902. Artist: CC Pierce & Co
A Chinese schoolmaster and pupil, 1902. From The Living Races of Mankind, Vol. I. [Hutchinson & Co, London, 1902]

Background imagePierce Collection: A Hopi Indian of Arizona, 1912. Artist: CC Pierce & Co

A Hopi Indian of Arizona, 1912. Artist: CC Pierce & Co
A Hopi Indian of Arizona, 1912. From The Living Races of Mankind, Vol. II. [Hutchinson & Co, London, 1912]

Background imagePierce Collection: A hut of the Pima Indians of Arizona, 1912. Artist: CC Pierce & Co

A hut of the Pima Indians of Arizona, 1912. Artist: CC Pierce & Co
A hut of the Pima Indians of Arizona, 1912. From The Living Races of Mankind, Vol. II. [Hutchinson & Co, London, 1912]

Background imagePierce Collection: A funeral among the Pinto Indians of Southern California, 1912. Artist: CC Pierce & Co

A funeral among the Pinto Indians of Southern California, 1912. Artist: CC Pierce & Co
A funeral among the Pinto Indians of Southern California, 1912. From The Living Races of Mankind, Vol. II. [Hutchinson & Co, London, 1912]

Background imagePierce Collection: A family group of a prosperous Chinese merchant, 1902. Artist: CC Pierce & Co

A family group of a prosperous Chinese merchant, 1902. Artist: CC Pierce & Co
A family group of a prosperous Chinese merchant, 1902. From The Living Races of Mankind, Vol. I. [Hutchinson & Co, London, 1902]

Background imagePierce Collection: Chinese actors, 1902. Artist: CC Pierce & Co

Chinese actors, 1902. Artist: CC Pierce & Co
Chinese actors, 1902. From The Living Races of Mankind, Vol. I. [Hutchinson & Co, London, 1902]

Background imagePierce Collection: Pilgrims of Hampton Races, c1839. Artist: Pierce Egan the Elder

Pilgrims of Hampton Races, c1839. Artist: Pierce Egan the Elder
Pilgrims of Hampton Races, c1839

Background imagePierce Collection: Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, (c1880)

Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the United States, (c1880). Pierce (1804-1869) was president from 1853-1857. He is widely regarded as having been one of the least effective presidents

Background imagePierce Collection: Bobs first introduction to gaming, a modern Hell, c1821. Artist: Henry Thomas Alken

Bobs first introduction to gaming, a modern Hell, c1821. Artist: Henry Thomas Alken
Bobs first introduction to gaming, a modern Hell, c1821. A Modern Hell, or fashionable gaming house. Illustration from Real Life in London or the Rambles and Adventures of Bob Tallyho

Background imagePierce Collection: Franklin Pierce, president of the United States, c1850s

Franklin Pierce, president of the United States, c1850s. Pierce (1804-1869) was 14th President of the United States, (1853-1857)

Background imagePierce Collection: Splendid Jem amongst the convicts in the Naval Dock Yard at Chatham, Kent, 1821

Splendid Jem amongst the convicts in the Naval Dock Yard at Chatham, Kent, 1821. Artist: Isaac Robert Cruikshank
Splendid Jem, once a dashing hero in the Metropolis, recognised by Tom amongst the convicts in the Naval Dock Yard at Chatham, 1821

Background imagePierce Collection: Jerry having his hand read by a gypsy, c1828. Artist: Isaac Robert Cruikshank

Jerry having his hand read by a gypsy, c1828. Artist: Isaac Robert Cruikshank
Jerry having his hand read by a gypsy, c1828. Jerry takes a break from a hunt to have his hand read told by a pretty gypsy while Logick leans on a fence

Background imagePierce Collection: Tom, Jerry and Logic in the Press Yard, Newgate prison, London, 1821. Artist: George Cruikshank

Tom, Jerry and Logic in the Press Yard, Newgate prison, London, 1821. Artist: George Cruikshank
Tom, Jerry and Logic in the Press Yard, Newgate prison, London, 1821. They are watching shackles being removed from a prisoner

Background imagePierce Collection: Tom, Jerry and Logic at the Grand Carnival, 1821. Artist: George Cruikshank

Tom, Jerry and Logic at the Grand Carnival, 1821. Artist: George Cruikshank
Tom, Jerry and Logic at the Grand Carnival, 1821. Illustration for Life in London by Pierce Egan, 1821

Background imagePierce Collection: Tom and Jerry as observers in the Bow Street Magistrates Court, London, 1821

Tom and Jerry as observers in the Bow Street Magistrates Court, London, 1821. Artist: George Cruikshank
Tom and Jerry as observers in the Bow Street Magistrates Court, London, 1821. A shackled prisoner in the dock (left), an elegant Cyprian (prostitute) and a coachman giving evidence (centre)

Background imagePierce Collection: Diplomats arrive for the Treaty of Portsmouth, New York Yacht Club, 1905

Diplomats arrive for the Treaty of Portsmouth, New York Yacht Club, 1905. Count de Witte, Baron Rosen and American Secretary of State Pierce are pictured


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